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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • free engineering software, spreadsheets and programs 
  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
  • reports, requirements and manuals for free download or consulting 
  • free software download on the toolkit
  • links to material data, technical reports, unit conversions, etc 
  • news for engineering professionals, videos and more

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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
October 28th
Peter Huessy Modernization of nuclear weapons and arms control can work together. Under President Ronald Reagan, the U.S. simultaneously modernized and cut deployed forces by 50%....
October 28th
Readers comment on demise of FastJet; empowering young female talent; carry-on woes; airport adequacy and abandoned routes. read more
October 27th
View the Defense Market Intelligence Notes in PDF format. read more
October 27th
L-3 Communications has entered an asset purchase agreement to acquire some parts of bankrupt Implant Sciences for $117.5 million in cash. read more
October 27th
AIRBUS DEFENSE & SPACE delivered 11 A400M airlifters during first nine months of 2016, the company said in announcing third quarter results Oct. 26. read more
October 27th
View the Airline Snapshot: Cathay Pacific chart in PDF format. read more
From FlightGlobal
October 20th
In June, Chinese and Russian officials agreed to form a joint venture to collaborate on the development, production and after-sales support of a widebody airliner.
October 18th
Comac is on a mission to optimise and upgrade its ARJ21, following feedback from launch customer Chengdu Airlines.
October 14th
China has been vocal about its aerospace ambitions, and Comac bears the weight of that dream on its young shoulders. Embossed on a giant rock at the entrance of its Shanghai facility is the phrase to let China s large aircraft soar into the blue skies . T...
October 14th
A new dedicated space on designed to showcase FlightGlobal s market expertise, depth of data, and opinion, as well as encouraging debate around key topics, has been launched by FlightGlobal
October 13th
Philippine Airlines has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Bombardier Q400 turboprops.
October 13th
Polish carrier LOT is to lease four Boeing 737-800s in the first half of next year as part of renewal plans disclosed today which will also see it taking six 737 Max 8s from Air Lease.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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